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Anjit August 13, 2018

Independence Day Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15th August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Celebration On 15 August 1947, the first Prime Minister of […]

Anjit August 7, 2018

BHOPAL: An Uttar Pradesh tax official was allegedly raped in a posh hotel in Bhopal by her senior on Sunday night. She has told police that he was exploiting her for a long time, but she drew the line when he beat her up and threatened to sexually assault her daughter as well. The accused, […]

Anjit August 7, 2018

NEW DELHI: Parliament on Monday passed a legislation prescribing stringent punishment, including death penalty, to those convicted of raping a girl below 12 years of age. The law replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance that was promulgated on April 21, following an outcry over the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua in […]

Anjit August 6, 2018

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday adjourned a scheduled hearing on PILs challenging the validity of Article 35A of the Constitution which prohibits non-permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) from permanent settlement in the state, and from acquiring immovable property, government jobs, scholarships and aid there. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak […]

Anjit August 6, 2018

KOLKATA: More than 600 customers who tried to withdraw money any time between April and July at any of the three affected ATMs — Canara Bank’s at Golpark, Punjab National Bank’s on Park Street and Kotak Mahindra Bank’s on Elgin Road — still run the risk of being conned. Kolkata Police has sought information from […]

Anjit August 6, 2018

JAMMU: A militant was arrested and eight grenades recovered from him in Jammu as police foiled a major terror plot to trigger blasts in the winter capital, days ahead of the Independence Day. Acting on intelligence inputs, police intercepted a bus in Gandhi Nagar area here late on Sunday night and arrested a youth from […]

Anjit August 4, 2018

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Indira Banerjee has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India. With this, the apex court gets its eighth woman judge, after Fathima Beevi, Sujata V. Manohar, Ruma Pal, Gyan Sudha Misra, Ranjana Prakash Desai, R. Banumathi and Indu Malhotra. Banerjee assumed charge […]

Anjit August 4, 2018

SRINAGAR: Four terrorists were killed in a fresh exchange of fire with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Saturday. With these deaths, the number of terrorists killed in the overnight operation reached five. The security forces had cordoned off the area last night following specific intelligence inputs about […]

Anjit August 3, 2018

CHANDIGARH: Punjab health and family welfare minister Brahm Mohindra on Thursday handed over appointment letters to 282 staff nurses, 11 epidemiologists and 14 microbiologists in a function held at training institute in Mohali. Mohindra said the Congress government with these appointments, the health delivery system would witness improvement and quality health services could be ensured […]

Anjit August 3, 2018

CHENNAI: Within a day after informing the Madras high court that it had taken a policy decision to transfer all temple idol theft cases to the CBI, the Tamil Nadu government issued an order, shifting out cases being investigated by special idol wing team headed by inspector general of police A G Pon Manickavel. The […]